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Minnesota Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2019, Minnesota had an estimated 7977 experiencing homelessness on any given day, as reported by Continuums of Care to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Of that Total, 1028 were family households, 297 were Veterans, 685 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 1745 were individuals experiencing chronic homelessness.

Public school data reported to the U.S. Department of Education during the 2017-2018 school year shows that an estimated 16698 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 490 students were unsheltered, 3750 were in shelters, 1193 were inhotels/motels, and 11265 were doubled up.

Use our map to compare Minnesota homeless statistics with other states and filter statistics by the data source. You can also find contact information for each state under the map.

If you are experiencing homelessness, please contact the Continuum of Care in your local area for assistance.

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Homelessness Statistics for Minnesota

  • Total Homeless Population

    7977

  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness

    1028

  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

    297

  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness

    1745

  • Unaccompanied Young Adults (Aged 18-24) Experiencing Homelessness

    685

  • Total Number of Homeless Students

    16698

  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students

    2253

  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered

    490

  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters

    3750

  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels

    1193

  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up

    11265

Contact Info on Homelessness for Minnesota

USICH Contact - Director of National Initiatives

Beverley Ebersold

(202) 754-1585

State Interagency Council

Cathy ten Broeke

State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts